Luzhkov: Savisaar is a statesman
Long-time mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov claims that his former Tallinn colleague Edgar Savisaar never asked for money for the Center Party during their meetings but admits discussing involving Tallinn's Russian-speaking population in local politics to a greater degree. “So that Tallinn's Russian-speakers would have their own status. /…/ How to involve them in active life,” Luzhkov (80), one of Russia's most influential politicians during his time as mayor in 1992-2010, said.
08.02.2017, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
A normal person does not blow themselves up in the street
International terrorism can be defeated; however, it would require strong military, political, and intelligence cooperation between countries, Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein told Postimees during his two-day visit to Estonia last week.
16.01.2017, Taavi MinnikPM
Leadership crisis in organized crime
Chief of the central criminal police Krista Aas tells Postimees in an interview how her operatives prevented a murder last year, how the police are involved in protecting the suspect in Nikolai Tarankov's murder, how organized crime is reorganizing itself after recent turbulent events, and how detectives discovered one of the past year's most dramatic economic crimes in Poland.
05.01.2017, Risto BerendsonPM
Challenges of the world are too large for every individual state
Q: I begin with a remarkable event for the daily. A speech meeting titled “Three patriotic speeches” took place on the Postimees stage at this year’s opinion festival in Paide, and you were one of the speakers, Mrs. President. Your speech was so extensive that it could have well served as a manifesto for running for president. Would you admit that even before the parliament reached the first election stage, you were thinking about becoming the president one day?
22.12.2016, Lauri HussarPM
Pevkur would rein in backroom
The general assembly of the Reform Party is scheduled to elect a new chairman on the first Saturday of the new year. Chairman candidate Hanno Pevkur believes that his competitor Kristen Michal and some other members have played a more important role in the party than their titles would suggest. This is something that should change, Pevkur demands.
12.12.2016, Joosep VärkPM
Ansip: how is it not a crisis!?
Former prime minister of nine years, current European Commission Vice-President in charge of the common digital market Andrus Ansip finds that the actions of the Social Democrat Party (SDE) and Pro Patria (IRL) have left the government in a deep crisis. He also believes President Toomas Hendrik Ilves should be left alone in connection with funds from Enterprise Estonia (EAS).
07.11.2016, Joosep VärkPM
New leader must have authority abroad
Alleged rival of murdered organized crime boss Nikolai Tarankov, Ahmed, believes the next leader must have authority among his peers, as well as acceptance abroad.
21.09.2016, Risto BerendsonPM
Ilves: voters expect agreement on new Estonian president in parlt
Voters expect the parliament to reach agreement on the next president of Estonia, and if the parliament fails in this its reputation will suffer further, the outgoing president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, told Postimees in an interview.
24.08.2016, news.postimees.ee / BNSElu
Isa andis Christian Slateri kohtusse, kuna poeg nimetas teda skisofreenikuks
Hollywoodi staar Christian Slater nimetas ühes intervjuus oma isa Thomas Knight Slaterit maniakaal-depressiivseks skisofreenikuks ning isa andis nüüd poja kohtusse, soovides saada 20 miljonit dollarit kahjutasu.
25.02.2016, Inna-Katrin HeinPM
Initial refugees to reach Estonia in January
In interview, Police and Border Guard Board communication officer Priit Põdra sent to Italy on November 2nd to prepare relocation of refugees to Estonia confirms that the initial eight people are arriving in January.
08.12.2015, Piret LaksonElu
Vaata: Kylie Jenneri uus paljastav fotoseeria on veidram ja seksikam kui kõik varasemad
Tõsielustaar Kylie Jenner'i fotoseeria ajakirja Interview jaoks on veel veidram ja kuumem kui kõik varasemad.
Head of Elisa: Europe needs dramatic changes
Veli-Matti Mattila, head of the major Nordic digital services group Elisa, says Europe must act fast to abolish a large part of laws and regulations which hinder development.
15.10.2015, Aivar PauPM
Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand: I believe in cooperation and inclusion
In interview below, Estonia's freshly appointed foreign minister Marina Kaljurand says she values broad based foreign policy and counts on her earlier experience in foreign service.
16.07.2015, Toomas RandloPM
On my honour – ain’t done it!
With foreign policy allegedly deep under her skin after these past eight months, Keit Pentus-Rosimannus (Reform) hopes to stay on the subject in parliament and believes the Taavi Rõivas government is still in office come fall.
09.07.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Estonia – best target for cyber crook
Taimar Peterkop (38), recently appointed head of Estonia’s Information System Authority (RIA), considers it his mission to raise state e-services to a new level and make communication easier between state and citizens. Regarding cyber security, Mr Peterkop says Estonia is among the best targets – having the stuff to attack.
15.06.2015, Aivar PauPM
Riisalu considers Centre cleaner than IRL
Former Riigikogu member swapping Centre for IRL, now a farmer/entrepreneur, Aivar Riisalu admits he never imagined what a tiny circle is making the decisions.
15.06.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Taavi Rõivas regards will of people as «sacred»
In office for two months sharp, the government is braced for painful decisions and criticism says Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas (35). During the period, Postimees has interviewed fresh ministers in a series called «Starting Gun» – based on the content underneath not to be renamed «Swan Song».
11.06.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Fresh Finnish Prime Minister: hardships are material for achievements
To act as Finnish Prime Minister, Juha Sipilä (Centre) has had his initial dozen days. The coalition government composed of Centre (6 ministers), the Finns (4 ministers), and National Coalition (4 ministers) entered into office on May 29th. After paying a state visit to Sweden first in line, the day before yesterday, Mr Sipilä made it to Tallinn Airport the selfsame evening – a place familiar from his businessman days. Spurning the comfy car sent to get him from Karja St hotel, he opted walking to Stenbock House thru Old Town sunshine.
10.06.2015, Marti AavikPM
Ossinovski dreams to lead soc dems from Riigikogu
Aspiring Soc Dems chief Jevgeni Ossinovski would not seek governmental job, willing to lead the party as member of parliament. But he does desire to redo the coalition treaty.
19.05.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Intriguing minister «somewhat humbled» by trust of the people
Kristen Michal (Reform), minister of economic affairs in the new government, says gradual lifting of fuel excise and accommodation VAT rate might be prudent. Collecting excise is effective as compared to car or asset tax, as every euro means more money where intended, and no new mechanism/staff is needed to bring it in. Excise is fairer as taxation applies to consumption.
30.04.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Foreign minister on foreign policy: a domain not totally foreign
Minister of foreign affairs Keit Pentus-Rosimannus (39) does not think she’s overly unnoticeable for the office or overshadowed by the President – foreign policy is teamwork, she suggests.
28.04.2015, Liisa TagelE24
8 asja, mis ajavad personalijuhi töövestlusel närvi
Töövestlusel on oluline avaldada intervjueerijale piisavalt palju muljet, et just sina kõigi kandidaatide seast esile kerkiks. Selleks tuleks aga kindlasti vältida neid kaheksat suhtumis- või käitumisviisi, kirjutab Business Insider.
Reinsalu resolved to ignore same sex law
Justice minister Urmas Reinsalu is not intending to deal with gay law but promises to try cutting red tape and reform bottleneck prosecutor’s office.
22.04.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Lessons of austerity at education ministry: Ligi sees how to save some money
Education and research minister Jürgen Ligi (55) underlines he will function as trade union for teachers and will stand for a rise in their pay. Even so, he admits state budget lacks money for utilities of private schools, and parallel to free higher education it is again being pondered how universities might ask students for extra euros.
21.04.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Interview with Ukrainian Minister of Agriculture Oleksiy Pavlenko
The following is the transcript of the interview Ukraine's Minister of Agriculture Oleksiy Pavlenko gave to BNS at the Agroforum Mare Balticum conference on April 15.
Defenders of Estonia to be paid better
Though precious little was left in coalition treaty of what parties promised the voters during elections, the plan to raise salaries and benefits is so costly that part of activities may have to be postponed, admits defence minister Sven Mikser (Soc Dems).
20.04.2015, Oliver KundPM
Big changes promised by Palo
Already, the fresh entrepreneurship minister Urve Palo (Soc Dems) has encountered Enterprise Estonia (EAS) chief Hanno Tomberg and all recently confirmed EU new budget period support measures will be reviewed, at her request. «Thankfully, nothing is hewn is stone yet,» said Ms Palo, eager to impose many a major change upon her domain.
16.04.2015, Kadri HansaluPM
Illarionov: Russia will continue attempts to undermine Baltic countries
Attempts by Russia to affect the internal situation in the Baltic countries will continue and will apparently become more frequent in the future, Andrei Illarionov, former economic adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin, told BNS in an interview.
Pomerants: drilling oil in Hiiumaa not in pipeline
Proposal to retrain Ida-Virumaa miners into bakers and hairdressers isn’t serious says fresh environment minister Marko Pomerants (IRL), oil shale industry thus to remain dominant in the region.
13.04.2015, Andres Reimer, RiiaPM
The Times arbitrarily handled statements by Ilves
According to Office of the President, in his interview to British newspaper The Times Toomas Hendrik Ilves never used insulting expressions ascribed to him regarding any country.
10.04.2015, Helen MihelsonPM
Estonian president's office: The Times associated Ilves' words arbitrarily
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves did not use offensive statements when speaking about any country, the office of the president said in reference to an interview Ilves gave to The Times recently and as a result of which the Greek Foreign Ministry on Wednesday decided to summon forth the Estonian ambassador.
Film Kim Jong-uni salamõrvast jõudis Põhja-Koreasse õhupallidega
Põhja-Korea juhtkonda vihastanud Hollywoodi filmi «The Interview» tuhanded DVDd on jõudnud sellesse suletud kommunistlikku riiki.
08.04.2015, Inna-Katrin HeinPM
«I was only joking.»
This is a quick interview with Fred who posted the ad right after Postimees disclosed its journalistic experiment.
01.04.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Yuri Vendik diagnoses Russia with Soviet nostalgia
In an interview, Postimees opinion leader of the year journalist Yuri Vendik uncovers an attitude he often encounters in Russia: the states around it are not states, really.
12.02.2015, Argo IdeonPM
Career endangered by presidential adviser
Freelance journalist Risto Vuorinen calls himself an Estonian patriot and fails to understand why called Nightingale of Kremlin by adviser to President. Now, he fears for his career.
06.02.2015, Marian MänniE24
Neli filmi, mida iga ettevõtja peaks nägema
Entrepreneur.com soovitab nelja filmi, millest on igal ettevõtjal midagi õppida.
Halting the seekers of iron hand
Estonia’s Chancellor of Justice from end of March, Ülle Madise desires to help birth the shared sense of varied understanding of justice in a society. All will have their interests, values, world views. While honouring the Constitution.
23.01.2015, Tuuli KochPM
National defence better off without resounding election promises
Wonderful with national defence raised to central issue in elections, says Commander of the Defence Forces Major-General Riho Terras. Even so, his advice would be to abstain from expensive and emotional spur-of-the-moment decisions in national defence as Estonian is not in war not even close to one.
09.01.2015, Oliver KundPM
Hirvo Surva — Song Celebrations conductor for quarter of century
Postimees Person of the Year 2014, artistic director of 26th Song Celebration Hirvo Surva (51) first conducted a choir at the early age of 15.
06.01.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Eesti Pank head: eurozone no longer in crisis
Estonian central bank president Ardo Hansson says eurozone crisis is no more while we continually experience a difficult situation with growth outlook modest and fragile.
29.12.2014, Tõnis OjaElu
Skandaalset filmi «The Interview» on alla laaditud üle kahe miljoni korra
Juba ette skandaali tekitanud Hollywoodi uus komöödiafilm «The Interview» jõudis internetti 24. detsembril ning nüüdseks on seda alla laaditud üle kahe miljoni korra.
29.12.2014, Inna-Katrin Hein
Sony Pictures esitas Põhja-Koreast tehtud komöödiafilmi internetis
Kompanii Sony Pictures esitas oma viimastel päevadel suurt kõneainet tekitanud Põhja-Korea ainelise komöödiafilmi «Inervjuu» («The Interview») kolmapäeval internetis.
Dombrovskis: impact of Russian crisis on EU remains rather limited
According to initial analysis, effects of Russian crisis on EU economy are limited, European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis (Latvia) tells Postimees. Meanwhile, further developments of the situation are unpredictable.
23.12.2014, Evelyn KaldojaPM
Estonian president speaks about changed global rules in end of year interview
In his end of the year interview with public broadcaster ERR, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves spoke among other things about changed rules and a new world that one has to get accustomed to.
Obama sõnul tegi Sony filmi esilinastuse ärajätmisega vea
USA president Barack Obama ütles reedel, et Sony Pictures tegi vea, kui jättis ära Põhja-Koread kritiseeriva komöödiafilmi «Intervjuu» («The Interview») esilinastuse.
Seth Rogen: ma ei kahetse «Intervjuu» tegemist
Näitleja, kaasrežissöör ja stsenarist Seth Rogen seisab kindlalt oma skandaalse filmi «Intervjuu» (The Interview) seljataga.
Security specialist: info outdated in half year
As shown by Russian security service FSB’s timing with disclosure of alleged Tallinn traitor, Estonian counterpart Kapo has painfully stepped on their toes. For those at helm of Estonian state, however, this ought to spell need of swift change, thinks one-time head of Riigikogu security authorities surveillance select committee Jaanus Rahumägi (Reform Party).
17.12.2014, Oliver KundPM
Kremlin foreign policy forger warns against provocations
All signs are pointing towards brinkmanship to return in Russia-West relations, a leading Russian foreign policy expert Prof Sergei Karaganov warns in second half of lengthy interview to Postimees.
15.12.2014, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
Kremlin adviser says society will never explicitly judge Stalin
In Russia, Stalin can never be unequivocally judged because the great repressor also served as victorious commander in chief during Great Patriotic War, a leading Russian foreign policy expert Sergei Karaganov tells Postimees. For 18 years (1994–2012) Professor Karaganov was at helm of Council on Foreign and Defence Policy at the President. To this day, he remains a foreign policy adviser to Kremlin administration.
15.12.2014, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
Fresh foreign minister casts Rõivas as long term top squirrel
After two weeks as foreign minister, Keit Pentus-Rosimannus (Reform Party) promises to keep reminding her Western colleagues about the security police officer Eston Kohver case and hopes the Estonian ship guards held in India will be back home pretty soon.
03.12.2014, Tuuli KochElu
Madonna paljastas uue seeria jaoks võrgutavalt nibud
Popikuninganna Madonna juba teab, kuidas võrgutada! Seksikas seerias Interview Magazine'inile paljastab daam ka oma rinnad.
All have sinned
The freshly elected Lutheran archbishop Urmas Viilma is a man of conservative views believing a homosexual cannot preach in pulpit.
27.11.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Retired KGB General: Kohver case unheard-of in security service history
Aleksei Kondaurov, a general retired from the Soviet-time intelligence agency KGB, finds not much political sense in the apprehension of and espionage-accusations against the Estonian security officer Eston Kohver even if he was caught on the Russian side as claimed by Russian security service FSB.
25.09.2014, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
Robert Wilson: Pärt is a dream
Art is remembered 5,000 years from now, says the maestro while in Estonia.
04.09.2014, Janar AlaPM
Rask: Supreme Court justices bend to no pressure
Märt Rask (63), sworn lawyer, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and one-time minister of justice, says in an interview that the land exchange court case ought to be viewed as a multi layer pie – one that can’t be cut through with just one bite. In his estimation, this will be remembered as a milestone even thirty years from now.
14.07.2014, Argo IdeonPM
On value of solidarity in healthcare
Health Insurance Fund (HIF) chief executive Tanel Ross ponders the topic raised by healthcare expert Ain Aaviksoo: is Estonian version of financing healthcare obsolete and in need of greater patient participation and responsibility? Is it right to redistribute healthy people’s money to those that are sick?
11.07.2014, Liis VelskerPM
Sulling sees Enterprise Estonia overhaul as greatest feat
Minister Anne Sulling does not think it bad for competition to arise regarding labour force: economy must adjust to resources, not vice versa.
09.07.2014, Kadri InselbergPM
Kruuse: we’re on the right path
Urmas Kruuse blames soc dems and IRL for giving working capacity reform discussions political twist.
16.06.2014, Anneli AmmasPM
State cash needed to keep trains from slowing down
Fresh Estonian Railways chairman Raivo Vare attempts to open governmental eyes to a dramatic change – the well that kept passenger trains going, Russian transit business, has for Estonia run hopelessly dry.
28.05.2014, Andres Reimer, RiiaPM
Estonian Air forced to update survival plan
According to Estonian Air CEO Jan Palmér, they are still on top of the restructuring plan presented to European Commission which, however, will have to be slightly tweaked due to recent events.
15.05.2014, Kadri InselbergPM
Niinistö: it’s a time of deep distrust
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö (65) thinks joining NATO needs more essential arguments and less emotion, in his nation.
12.05.2014, Argo IdeonPM
Rasmussen: Russia’s actions may mean new defence plans for Baltics
While several European nations seriously cut their defence budgets – up to 40 percent – Russia ratcheted theirs up 30 percent. In interview beneath, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says NATO cannot keep disarming while Russians are doing the opposite and are threatening their neighbours.
09.05.2014, Marti AavikPM
Liam Fox: defence deals with Moscow are unwise
Russians need to be protected by the laws of the countries they dwell in and not by Russia, underlined recent British Defence Secretary and current ruling Conservative Party MP Liam Fox in interview to Postimees while in Tallinn yesterday for a speaking engagement.
08.05.2014, Evelyn KaldojaPM
Ilves: what deters is a functioning NATO, not 150 men
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves thinks it naive to ask if 150 US soldiers are sufficient to deter Russia. The real deterrent is that NATO works.
30.04.2014, Argo IdeonPM
No nation a midget - in Digiworld
Stephen Prentice, main speaker at international info and communication event – Estonian ICT Week 2014 – kicked off this Wednesday, described the total change in world of today brought about by technology. And how it just keeps picking up speed.
25.04.2014, Kadri InselbergPM
USA longing for arrival of other allies in Baltics
James J. Townsend, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for European and NATO Policy, notes that American diplomats covering the area have been a lot busier that they knew to expect just some three-four months ago.
25.04.2014, Evelyn KaldojaPM
Kross: homophobia represents the mindset of Putin
Defying party discipline, IRL vice chairman Eerik-Niiles Kross defends ratification of cohabitation law in Riigikogu.
23.04.2014, Tuuli KochPM
McCain: Baltics now the vanguard
Russian president desires to revive the empire and that makes one also worry for the Baltic States, said Republican US Senator John McCain, in Tallinn yesterday.
16.04.2014, Kadri VeermäePM
Social work – the most beautiful job in the world
Fresh social minister Helmen Kütt believes she can get a lot done during 11 months in office.
14.04.2014, Anneli AmmasPM
Interior minister says shun provocations
Minister of internal affairs Hanno Pevkur (37) has, over these past three years, managed to govern both social and justice ministries. In the new post, he likes immediate contact with people.
11.04.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Words uttered by Tallink director trigger scandal
While commenting on rapes aboard ships in Swedish TV, Tallink Group director of human development and resources Vahur Ausmees said women should be aware, when consuming alcohol, that they may fall victims to rape.
Education minister critical of reforms by predecessor
In eleven months, minister of education and research Jevgeni Ossinovski intends not to thoroughly alter Estonia’s educational system. He is convinced, however, that higher education reform was executed in too much of a hurry. And: transfer of Russian language schools to partial studies in Estonian language has been done wrong both being compulsory and by beginning at gymnasium level.
10.04.2014, Anneli AmmasPM
Third of murders linked to family violence
Andres Anvelt admits world can’t be fixed in a year. Even so, he vows to take a decent step towards fighting violence in families.
09.04.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Young Ukrainian: Maidan was a huge change
According to Oleksii Renkas, from Bila Tserkva, Kiev Oblast, the events of past month have united Ukrainians together.
08.04.2014, Anneli AmmasPM
Bearing the burden of rose-coloured glasses
Andrus Ansip, on his final day as Prime Minister, thanks the people of Estonia for the honour shown to him, for the work accomplished together, and the burden mutually borne.
26.03.2014, Tuuli KochPM
In from the outside
Minister-to-be Anne Sulling advises all to learn from long-term Japanese business logic.
25.03.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Olli Rehn: in crisis, we also protected the weakest of society
EU economy and finance chief, the Finn Olli Rehn (51), relates how the outgoing European Commission succeeded, against all odds, to avoid insolvency of European states, which – among other things – would have been devastating to those on social welfare and people on public payrolls.
24.03.2014, Argo IdeonPM
Kallas «leaving as one who didn’t succeed»
Postimees secures interview with Siim Kallas, the almost-prime-minister-to-be, at Tallinn airport just before the EU commissioner enters airplane.
13.03.2014, Anneli AmmasPM
Soc dem top «not imagining» deal with Centre Party
Inner options of Reform Party do inject tensions into daily life of other parties. Eiki Nestor, vice chairman of the soc dems faction in Riigikogu, tells us to be patient while waiting for fresh power coalition, not keen to criticise a possible partner.
21.02.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Kallas: I never peddled myself
Siim Kallas (65), Estonia’s prime minister in 2002–2003, admits he’d indeed be willing to lead the government again. Even so, prior decision by Reformers is needed: is this a good idea – or is it not.
14.02.2014, Argo IdeonPM
The next headache of Kross: our toothlessness
A mere month and a half as adviser to defence minister Urmas Reinsalu, of his own home party IRL, Eerik-Niiles Kross smilingly said in a private conversation at the end of last year that he could just as well give up his job, the goal being achieved – a Russian news channel having published the announcement of «pirate Kross adviser to Estonian defence minister». By this hinting that the choice by minister, right after local elections, was an Eastern policy message and not domestic distribution of positions. Yesterday, he resigned as adviser.
30.01.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Estonia might grow fast for next 15 years as well
Prime Minister Andrus Ansip admits that tax changes should have been more thoroughly explained, while claiming the trend is right.
30.12.2013, Mart LuikPM
Baltics matter, due to their military readiness
According to British defence secretary Philip Hammond, Europe’s security depends on member states’ ability to provide equal partnership to USA.
04.12.2013, Liisa TagelPM
Vichmann: economy minister Juhan Parts is a socialist
Edelaraudtee desires to carry passengers and demands damages from government, for waiver.
07.10.2013, Andrus KarnauPM
F-Secure’s Hyppönen: big picture very hard to see
Due to the scandals of late, people gave grown increasingly sensitive towards data shared over Internet. Thus, business blooms for companies offering computer security.
02.10.2013, Tarmo VirkiPM
Taxman to business: not your enemy
Tax Board director-general Marek Helm expects increased cooperation from private sector, underlining that entrepreneurs need not view them as antagonists.
27.09.2013, Liina ValdrePM
Police chief «planned to exit system»
Executing his reforms, Police and Border Guard Board director general Elmar Vaher is guided by principle of no cosy posts for friends.
24.09.2013, Risto BerendsonPM
IEA to enroll Estonia
Estonia’s weaknesses are dependency on Russian gas and electricity market’s poor integration with Western Europe.
23.09.2013, Tõnis OjaPM
Estonia’s education minister sees need for Russian Lyceum
Minister of education and research Jaak Aaviksoo tells Estonia’s Russian weekly Den za Dnjom of plan to seal secondary education agreement with Russia as soon as possible.
20.09.2013, Yevgenia GaranzhaPM
Kallas keeps options open
Estonia’s European commissioner Siim Kallas is pleased at having succeeded, during his time in office, to make EU view transport as important – not a threat to environment.
17.09.2013, Mikk SaluPM
Europe needs to avoid complacency
According to Olli Rehn, European commissioner for economic and monetary affairs, reforms must carry on, the greatest threat to the region’s economy being excessive complacency.
16.09.2013, Liina ValdrePM
Recruiter amazed at traitor’s prolonged security service job
Security service (Kapo) ex-chief advised retirement of staff with KGB background. To deaf ears.
14.08.2013, Risto BerendsonPM
Let state finance kindergartens
Ilona Sillak and Kristi Lüüde, director and CEO of the Tallinn private kindergarten Naba – highly esteemed amongst colleagues and competitors – think that municipal kindergartens ought to be financed by state, not local governments.
26.07.2013, Kaspar JõgevaPM
Exchange chief: power stations must master art of trading
Electricity Exchange regional head Hando Sutter says EstLink 2, completed in 2014, ought to ensure equal prices in Estonia and Finland.
15.07.2013, Andrus KarnauPM
Ilves wishes Europe would «ease its indignation a bit»
To the knowledge of President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonia’s special security services have not been in cooperation with America’s NSA to make use of its PRISM programme total surveillance data.
11.07.2013, Argo IdeonPM
Intel vice chief: computers can be trusted
Last Tuesday, Tallinn was visited by Intel Corporation’s vice president Shmuel Eden, presenting the groups vision of applying technologies copying the human senses.
08.07.2013, Kalev AasmäePM
Aaviksoo: fraud more widespread than we think
Minister of education and research Jaak Aaviksoo believes that, in order to uproot fraud from universities, mindsets have to be altered first – students will have to develop intolerance towards copying and plagiarism, standing ready to turn the cheats in.
05.07.2013, Kaspar JõgevaPM
Seppik – social liberal, not a bona fide one
Hereby, Ain Seppik, a Central Party member until last spring, stands in the ranks of Reform Party. According to the one-time interior minister, the motive mostly being his desire to have a say in the Estonian life – something he thinks cannot be done alone.
28.06.2013, Tuuli Koch
Popkunstnik Warholist tehtud haruldased fotod jõudsid päevavalgele
Maailmakuulsast popkunstnikust Andy Warholist tehtud portreefotod lebasid arhiivikapis unustatuna 30 aastat, enne kui need üles leiti, kuid nüüd jõuavad need järgmisel kuul New Yorki näitusele.
25.04.2013, Kadri Veermäe